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SynTerra is an employee-owned company with offices in seven cities: Greenville, South Carolina; Birmingham, Alabama; Cary, North Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; Hendersonville, North Carolina; Lexington, Kentucky; Pikeville, Kentucky; Tampa, Florida and Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

We’re one of the fastest growing companies in South Carolina, and we’ve consistently been identified as one of the state’s best places to work. If you’d like to join a workplace with competitive benefits, great client relationships, and the best teammates around, apply for an Available Position using the link provided in the job description.

If you think SynTerra might be right for you, but you don’t see the right position, please fill out a SynTerra Employment Application anyway — we’re always looking for top talent.

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer.
Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

Design and Drafting Professional — Greenville, SC, and Charlotte, NC
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a talented Design and Drafting Professional who can demonstrate the capability to work in a collaborative team environment and independently, manage changes and schedules, and balance multiple projects simultaneously. The candidate must have some educational background or project experience in developing civil engineering designs and plans. The candidate would be working within our Site and Economic Development Group. There are openings in both our Charlotte, NC, and Greenville, SC, offices.

Position snapshot:
  • Lead and/or participate in the design effort for various civil projects.
  • Coordinate with clients, subcontractors, and/or regulatory representatives about project goals, needs, status, etc.
  • Create site development plans in design software, including AutoCAD.
  • Facilitate projects involving site design, grading, stormwater, erosion and sedimentation control, and more.
  • Occasional field work may also be required depending on project needs.
Requirements:
  • Associate’s/Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, or Drafting
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Familiarity with GIS and/or Bentley SITEOPS is preferred
  • Experience developing construction plans for civil engineering site design
  • Additional experience of benefit but not required – SketchUp and/or other 3D modeling programs
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Lead Designer / Project Manager — Charlotte, NC
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a Lead Designer / Project Manager in civil engineering who can demonstrate the capability to work in a collaborative team environment and independently, manage changes and schedules, and balance multiple projects simultaneously. The candidate must have substantial experience managing civil engineering projects, preferably with some exposure to consulting and civil engineering site construction plan development. The candidate would be working within our Site and Economic Development Group in Charlotte, NC.

Position snapshot:
  • Coordinate and lead design efforts for various civil engineering site plans for site development.
  • Operate in a project management role; expected to coordinate with clients, subcontractors, and/or regulatory representatives about project goals, needs, status, etc.
  • Manage projects involving site design, grading, stormwater, erosion and sedimentation control, and more.
  • Participate in business development opportunities (conferences, client events, etc.).
  • Occasional field work or site visits may also be required depending on project needs.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering
  • 4-7 years of experience
  • P.E. license preferred (or ability to obtain P.E. within 6 months)
  • Experience in developing construction plans for civil engineering site design
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Familiarity with GIS and Bentley SITEOPS is preferred
  • Experience managing civil engineering projects
  • Additional experience of benefit but not required – SketchUp or other 3D modeling programs
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application

Payroll/Human Resources Assistant
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a qualified Payroll Specialist to join our Human Resources Team. You should have 3 to 5 years of experience processing payroll, with particular experience in multi-state payroll required. In addition to payroll, the Payroll-Human Resources Assistant will be expected to assist the Human Resources team in routine HR functions. This position requires the ability to work both independently on specific tasks as well as in collaboration with other professionals within the office.

Position snapshot:
  • Responsible for processing weekly payroll submissions for approximately 160 employees across multiple state locations
  • Auditing timesheets to identify errors in advance of processing and work with employees to correct as needed
  • Conducting the timesheet posting process on a weekly basis
  • Process payroll on a bi-weekly schedule
  • Assist with routine HR tasks as requested by the Human Resources Director
  • Assist with updating and maintaining employee records
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Finance, or relevant field preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in payroll
  • Proficiency in multi-state payroll laws
  • Experience with Paylocity or similar HRIS system
  • Advanced to expert level proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Consistently detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a professional manner
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Geochemist
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a Geochemist who can offer innovative solutions for our clients. You should have experience with geochemical modeling, site conceptual models, and corrective action strategies. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position is based out of our Greenville, SC, office with the option for remote work.

Position snapshot:
  • Manage technical aspects of projects
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams and contribute technical report writing
  • Evaluate and interpret information to build site conceptual models
  • Develop corrective action strategies
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in relative field, Master’s degree preferred
  • 5-10 years of experience
  • 5+ years of geochemical modeling experience
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Strong work ethic, team mentality, and entrepreneurial spirit
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application

Survey Technician - Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a Survey Technician who has the expertise to help our clients. You should have a minimum of 2 years of experience in survey field work. This position is based out of our Tuscaloosa, AL office and requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position requires the ability to work in an outdoor environment and to travel.

Position snapshot:

The Survey Technician will assist the Survey Crew Chief and provide survey support for civil engineering projects. The Survey Technician should be able to work away from home for up to a week at a time.

Requirements:
  • High school degree
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in surveying
  • Good health and the ability to work long hours outdoors required
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application